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The Brutal Spending of the Border Surge: Can the House Do Better?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

This money poured out for something unnecessary to anyone other than Republican politicians who need to save face in front of primary voters comes from somewhere important, like meals for impoverished seniors.

The DREAM 9 and Torture in Immigration Detention Centers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 10.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

To begin to understand the implications and politics of the conditions of this group of nine young undocumented immigrants, the DREAM 9, we must take a brief look at the condition of corporate immigration detention centers in the United States.

Breathing in Our Dead and the Spirit of Immigration Reform

Roberto Lovato | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Roberto Lovato

Two weeks after I visited Tucson, the smell in the freezer inspires the will to peace, the necessary will to end the war -- in this case, the war on immigrants.

Elise Foley

CBO Finds Good News For Senate Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final version of the Senate immigration bill that passed last week would decrease the undocumented population by about 800,000 more ...

The Border Between Rhetoric and Reality

Anya Malkov | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Anya Malkov

The Hoeven-Corker border security plan is politically brilliant. However, the military-style enforcement surge is as far from the reality of border residents' lives as North Dakota and Tennessee are from the border itself.

Elise Foley

Another Big Step Forward For Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators formally added an amendment on Wednesday that increases border security measures in the "gang of eight" immigration bill, with ...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Measure Wins Over Republicans | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An amendment to add significant border security requirements to an already sweeping comprehensive immigration bill passed a test vote in...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul Says He'll Oppose Immigration Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An amendment to put $30 billion towards border security, including 20,000 more agents along the border, is not enough to convince Sen. R...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Deal To Go For Vote Monday | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to hold its first vote Monday on a broad amendment that addresses border security and other GOP concerns with the comp...

Elise Foley

Immigration Group Reaches Border Deal | Elise Foley | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A deal will be announced on Thursday for a border security amendment that would up the cost and requirements for enforcement of immigrat...